ID111
Baluran


Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2004)
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Area: 25,000 ha

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2011 high unfavourable high
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Site description
Located 124 km east of Jember in the driest part of Java, Baluran has the peak and caldera of Baluran Mountain which linked with Ijen area, 35 km sout-hest. There are some small islands on the east coast between Air Karang and Tanjung Candibang, and the north part there is a rocky formation between Gatal and Bilik

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Bos javanicus, Cuon alpinus, Panthera pardus and Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997, Hedges & Tyson 1996, Whitten et.al.1996). Erythrina cuodophylla is the endemic flora of Java (MacKinnon et.al.1982).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baluran. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/02/2020.